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Project Manager
JO-1701-711
Silicon Valley
 

Slalom’s Delivery Leadership Consultants work across multiple disciplines and industries, and must be able to understand their clients’ businesses and build credibility quickly. They lead and inspire teams to deliver the results our clients need, while balancing methodology with flexibility so we can tailor our approach to each organization. 


Job Title:

Project Manager, Delivery


Responsibilities:

  • Manage technical projects through the SDLC process and/or an agile, iterative process
  • Understand the client’s strategic direction and apply it to the project team to drive specific outcomes and real business benefits
  • Create, execute, and proactively manage project plans adapted to the client environment
  • Mentor clients, work on projects independently, participate as a team member, or lead teams of consultants and/or clients to successful project delivery
  • Work in multiple disciplines across industries and build client knowledge and credibility quickly
  • Estimate effort at varying levels (e.g. high level, work package level) and using various techniques 
  • Proactively manage risk, issues, and influence others


Qualifications:

  • 6-8 years of experience leading projects in a consulting environment
  • Experience in a formal delivery methodology
  • Highly competent with Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, or other Project Planning tools
  • Experience creating, managing, executing, and reporting on project plans
  • Adaptable self-starter who is skilled at creating structure in ambiguous environments
  • Able to serve as a liaison between both business and technical teams to drive effective, timely solutions that fulfill both strategic and operational needs
  • Experience managing virtual teams
  • Strong logical and analytical problem-solving skills; rigorous approach to project management to deliver enterprise-level projects
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with audiences of all levels
  • A history of mentoring and/or teaching others around work plan development, progress tracking, time tracking, status reporting, and risk management


Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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